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be california. we want to see what the cutting edge is. most of a still look for california. -- loomost of us still look to california. what governor brown said about the traditional politics is all about taking the thing in making it fresh. to a certain extent, i tried to be a writer in college. i failed miserably. a professor said everything has been set but not everything has been said superbly. even if it had, everything must be said freshly again and again. you have to see a fresh lead to a certain extent. the real issue with -- in terms of asking the president, what are the things that matter most, a bass part of those profits would be invested in california. colorado would have a significant -- pretty much every state in the country would benefit. you look at the companies based in silicon valley. they have offices, you want to expand your business, think about those young people in colorado. everything -- stated say the same thing. that money would get spent over the country very rapidly. >> thank you. governor brown. >> it is a good idea to bring back that $1 trillion sitting out the
southern california lawmakers nearly came to blows. video of the near altercation was posted on youtube. coming up at 4:45 what was dehind this heated exchange. >>> after a historic victory in cincinnati, the giants will play for a chance to go back to the world series. >> posey, deep left field. that is way back. a grand slam for buster posey. >> everybody talking about that yesterday afternoon. buster posey's grand slam capped a six run fifth inning. some good defensive players put a stop to it. as the giants celebrated in the clubhouse, fans back in the bay area did as well. >> the giants are supposed to win. it's 2010 all over again. we are beginning to the world -- we are going to the world series. >> he called it. the giants are the first national league team to win a five-game playoff series after falling behind two games to none. the national league championship series begins on sunday. if washington beats st. louis tonight then the series starts in washington. if st. louis wins games one and two will be played here at at & t park. >> here's a ground ball right side. omar to fir
with information is asked to call hercules police. >>> the california highway patrol is trying to determine what caused a deadly accident today in pleasanton. it happened around 7:45 this morning at the sunol boulevard off ramp and i-680. a driver swerved off the road and crashed into a ditch. one person was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. there's no word on any other injuries. >>> pg & e crews worked through the day to try to restore electricity to thousands of customers in hayward after a driver took out a power pole. a female driver took out the pole this morning. live power lines then fell on to homes and cars. no one was hurt. at last word all by 66 customers had their power back. pg & e says it's supposed to have electricity back on for those customers by mid-night. >>> video emerges as do new accusations over yesterday's occupy demonstration in san francisco. the conflicting stories from protesters and police. >>> president obama back in california looking for campaign cash. the high profile bay area figures expected at tomorrow's event in san francisco. >>> as gas prices h
political science professor david baggin says with democratic dominant california pretty much in the bag, the president's really here for one purpose. >> we're a wealthy state. we're the biggest donor state. we're the state that both sides, even though we're a heavily democratic state, both sides are going to come out and take advantage of that silicon valley money, hollywood money, that california gold. >> reporter: sharon hoffman is one of the handful of folks who paid top dollar to chat with the president in an intimate setting. and she is thrilled. >> it's a roundtable that is actually taking place apparently at a square table where he is going to talk and answer questions for approximately an hour about anything that the folks there want to talk about. so i'm really excited. it's a real treat and a privilege and really an honor. >> reporter: again, we understand that event is expected to last for about an hour. you can see the secret service continues to be on stand by here. now from here the president will travel about six blocks up to the bill graham civic auditorium, where he wil
continued to rise over california and with oil prices saying that the average price in california is $4.48. that is up 175 from yesterday. and it is up 355 from one week ago when the it was $4.13. >> $4.30 one week ago. >> there is always an explanation but does this make any sense. tonight, dan kerman spoke with an economist. >> the shortage. with august fire at the richmond refinery. and the chevron pipeline problem and a power>> gas prices continued to rise over california and with oil prices saying that the average price in california is $4.48. that is up 175 from yesterday. and it is up 355 from one week ago when the it was $4.13. >> $4.30 one week ago. >> there is always an explanation but does this make any sense. >> the shortage. with august fire at the richmond refinery. and the chevron pipeline problem and a power problem at a another location. however, this person does not buy this. robert mccullough. >> we have more supply we are not having a shortage. >> in fact the spike in gas prices is a crisis without a cause. >> this is in some form of gaining =gaming.. demand. we do n
prices. prices up to an all-time high in california. innen effort to ease the burden, governor brown took emergency action today. kimberly tere has more on that an it seems you found one of the cheapest places for gas in the area. >> reporter: at this gas station on mcgee and north 33rd, you can see for yourself, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded is 4.37. 31 cents less than the state average but most say it isn't a bargain. >> i'm not working so i'm looking for the cheapest gas. >> looks like she found it. it has been busy all day with drivers looking to save at the pump. >> i try to get it where it is the cheapest and this is the area to come. >> reporter: worth the wait? >> i can say it is. >> reporter: governor jerry brown is now stepping in an unprecedented move aimed at driving down gas prices, brown directed the california air resources board to alu the production of less expensive winter blend of gas. >> winter blend is essentially a similar type of gasoline that doesn't have to meet as stringent air pollution requirements. with summer months, cleaner version is necessary
today as part of his west coast swing to tap into what is being called the california atm for political fundraising. ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savidge is outside the bill graham civic auditorium where the president will appear at two events today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the presidents will be taking part in a dinner and concert fundraiser that will happen here at the bill graham civic auditorium in san francisco. that will be tonight. all to raise more campaign cash. r & b singer john legend will be on hand to perform. and earlier this afternoon once the president arrives here he also has an event at the intercontinental hotel where alex smith is expected to attend. mr. obama spent yesterday down in l.a. doing fundraising as well. he spoke at a star studded event that included a performance by stevey wonder. his two day event could push the president over the $1 billion mark in fundraising. in september he hauled in a record setting $181 million. now despite his lackluster debate performance, the president last night struck a confident tone at the event. >> but here
this for a faster reading and be available in november. and the other also ships in december.. >> the california appeals court overturned this case of jovan jackson they say that he should the people to provide evidence that he was doing legal activity with a legal dispensary. >> coming up later came one of the world series. the giants were on fire. coming up, later [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month. now get the same great price for two years. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr included, free for life. [ male announcer ] you get reliable, high speed internet on our advanced digital network. choose from speeds up to 24 megs. [ female announcer
and ordered for the california smog regulators to start selling the winter bland. the winter bland is a little cheaper to produce and it is coming down to basically supply and demand. that is why prices are going up. hopefully they will start selling this winter will end soon so we can see the prices go down. >> and the meantime i guess you just have to fill air out because the prices just keep going up. i was telling my sister to fill up her car because it was going to get worse. >> politics with decision 2012 president obama will be visiting the bay area today. this is the second day of his california visit. these are pictures from where the president will be later on this evening. he will attend a campaign event first at san francisco's intercontinental hotel at 4:00 p.m.. he will then be at a fund-raiser at the auditorium later today. the met rummy will be darling presence of a moscow slogan for an address later on today--hope slogan. that romney says that hope is not a strategy for dealing with the middle east. city hall was one of the buildings vandalize and oakland last night. there wer
in california making it the 13th state to open the polls early 29 days before the november 6 election. >> early voting exists. the voters can come in and vote early and avoid mad rushes and crowds and waiting to the last minute. >> reporter: it wasn't a mad rush at the alameda county registrar's office in oakland. the only place you can vote early in this. mary came in from pleasanton. she could have voted by mail but tried that last time and her vote didn't count. >> we were away on election day and i had turned in two absentee requests ballots and my husband got his and i didn't get mine. so i didn't get to vote. >> reporter: so this is a ballot for alameda county, the city of berkeley, there's four different cards, there's 39 different things to vote on, there's 93 choices including -- well, here's the man running for mayor who calls himself da mayor and he is nextzachary running wolf and tom bates who is the mayor. 93 separate choices you have to make. so be prepared to spend some time here. >> i have already pretty well made my mind up on the propositions and the candidates. >> reporter: t
, we have been tracking this for a week, heading towards southern california. the circulation sending all the clouds and scattered showers out there. we have a chance tonight and first thing tomorrow morning for the morning commute. sprinkle or light showers. over night lows for friday morning, fremont 54. forecast model, 7:00 a.m., clouds out there, chance of a shower and tomorrow morning, you can see scattered activity. this is 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning for your friday. coming up we will look that afternoon forecast and break down another warming trend, when 80s could return. >> thank you. >>> the zoo opened its new veterinary hospital. the largest wild animal facility in northern california. the hospital is outfitted to accommodate a variety of zoo animals. >> this will allow us to treat large and small animals with most of the things they will need as they age throughout the time they are here that zoo. >> the facility replaces an older 51-year-old clinic that was smaller at 1200 scare feet. >>> the road runs through california, the key races the party is targeting for a november
>>> up next on a second look, he served as alameda county district attorney. california governor, and chief justice of the united states. we remember earl warren, his crusade against the kukluxklan and his reforms that helped shape the nation. all ahead tonight on a second look. >>> good evening and welcome to a second look. i'm julie haener. tomorrow is the first monday in october the day that the united states supreme court begins its new session each year. tonight we revisit the lives and times of one of the most controversial chief justices in history. earl warren. warren served from 1963 to 1969. but before he was chief justice, warren was governor of california. and before that, the district attorney in alameda county. he was appointed d.a. in 1925 and elected three times after that. and as faith spanta reports in 2000, one of the most important things he did was to fight the kukluxklan in alameda county. >> reporter: 1,500 masked men in white robes and 500 initiates gather. >> are you a native born white gentile american? will you strive for the maintenance of the suprema
. and then two days later, the california symphony will day tribute to a concert in walnut creek. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco later today to raise money for his re- election campaign. the president will begin the day in the central valley to dead -- for a -- for a deadcation. a dinner hosted by alice waters and then a concert with john legend follows. republican presidential momny, mitt romney is expected to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia institute. coming up at 7:15, the changes that he says he would make and the results of the latest gallup pole in gal -- gallup poll. allie rasmus is live -- >>> alley rasmus live at a pumpkin weighoff. off to our left, you can the stage where the pumpkins will be hoisted via forklift. >> reporter: the growers are competing for thousands of dollars in prizes. last year's pumpkin weighed 17,000 pounds. the grower took home an $11,000 prize. we talked to some of the contestants and they said there's a lot of work that goes into this, including transporting them. growers pack the pumpkins into their pickup trucks and t
's department relied on the california department of justice and an anthropologist to take care of this. his arheart goes out to the famy and is open to talking with them about concerns they may have. >> also in the east bay, hercules police are bound for washington state this morning to interview a married couple caught driving a car belonging to a murdered east bay teacher. the car was owned by 55-year-old suzie ko who was found stabbed to death last week at her hercules home. police in washington arrested the couple yesterday after a pursuit. investigators are trying to figure out how the couple got ko's car and if the pair is responsible for her death. ko's neighbors are relieved. >> i'm glad they caught them. they finally caught somebody. that's just awesome. >> here's a look at the couple. darnell and tania washington on the run since late august. darnell recently escaped from a southern california prison and that his wife helped him escape. >>> a search is under way this morning for a getaway car after a man was shot overnight in morganhill. this happened near the intersection of peeb
in surface-disturbing activities on your land. >> california's new gold rush. but there's a catch. the letters going out to homeowners telling them they don't open what they think they do. >>> you see warning signs everywhere. why you're about to see one on your couch. >>> plus, why it's a bad idea to mix tea and milk. but the best rest event ends sunday at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ after liquid gold. prospectors want to tap int4 billion barrel >>> there's a new gold rush in california. only this time, they're after liquid gold. prospectors want to tap into 14 billion barrels of unexplored oil reserves. it lies deep under a stretch of land called the monterey shale. it starts at the southern end of the bay area and runs almost down to l.a. and our cbs 55 allen martin explains homeowners are finding out they don't own what they think they do. >> reporter: it's jay's favorite pass time. quail hunting. that's why he bought 1400 acres of land. >> they're a surface owner. >> reporter: but a letter has him worried. >> it's our understanding that you are
. >> it is universal. there is not a single elected official in northern california that i'm aware of who is supporting prop f. >> you've been saying this measure f, it's insane, stupid. do you still stand by that today? >> oh, absolutely. when anybody rational looks at it, there is no answer to the cleanest water that this whole state if not the country has with our hetch hetchy water. >> reporter: and while only san francisco residents will vote on this study, it has much broader implications. there are 30 municipalities in the bay area that use water from hetch hetchy, including cities in san mateo and alameda counties. if we were to replace hetch hetchy reservoir, the cost would range anywhere from $3 to $10 billion. and that would translate into an increase anywhere from 590 to 1720 a year. i'm grace lee, cbs 5. >>> the city of oakland and the oakland coliseum are both apologizing for a late-night rave event over the weekend. multiple police departments were flooded with complaints. phil? >> reporter: that's right. some of those politicians' ears are still burning. the party that was on this wee
schemes in the california gasoline market. however, saverin bornstein with the university of california energy center says it's unlikely there's a conspiracy going on by the oil companies. >> what might be going on and would be very difficult to detect is individual companies figuring out if they put less gas on the market, the prices will be a bit higher. and if that's the case, it's going to be very difficult to detect and it's not illegal. >> reporter: so there's nothing against the law about gaming the system but what is there about the system that allows it to be gamed here. >> we use a blend of gas not used anywhere else in the country. as a result, when we get know a supply problem, we can't import gasoline that's used in other parts of the country to smooth out that shortage. >> reporter: while the governor's order to allow the winter blend gas to come in is not a long-term answer, at this point the public will take any relief they can get. >> it all counts. 4 gallons for 22 bucks. not cool. >> reporter: it's not cool for any of the drivers here having to pay this much especiall
unit there. add to that a power outage in a refinery in southern california and plan maintenance in rodeo. another issue with a major pipeline bringing crude into some of the refineries. >> the bottom line is that we're dependent on it. until we get off the nipple we're never going to stop. they can do whatever they want. >> one problem is that there are a few number of producers who make that gasoline. and you can't rule out that it might be in the interest of one of the producers to cut back supply a ril bit and drive prices up. it's virtual limb possible to figure out if they're doing that. >> i've heard some stories at some point. i kind of stopped listening because there is a reason. and never a good answer. >> and when you need gas, you're stuck. you don't have option autos and here analysts can't agree on with when there might be relief. and we're told that the record here in california likely will be broken perhaps next couple days. perhaps only briefly. there is possible increase in supplies and we may see relief by the middle of next week. >> california has the cleanest
in a series of crimes stretching from southern california to seattle after dar nel washington escaped from a san bernardino jail in late august. >>> san francisco's central subway project received a shot in the arm today. it secured federal funding of nearly $1 billion. to explain what this means and how a newly-filed lawsuit could de rail the project. >> yeah. this is one of the big construction projects in san francisco. take a look. you can see that stock ton street here is closed off right now and as we come around take a look over here over there across the street near those stairs is where a new station will sit across the street now in the last 48 hours it's been a real roller coaster in here for the planners of this new subway system with bad news followed up by good news. >> a significant piece of the financial puzzle fell into place today for san francisco's central subway project. announce nearly a billion dollars in federal funding guarantee. >> i am delighted and very proud to announce today $942 million for the san francisco mta to extend the central subway. >> san francisco'
. >>> ahead, an investigative unit exposed unregulated oil fracking. the changes that are coming to california's energy industry. >> it would have been better if we done this 10, 20, 30 years ago. >> the nbc bay area steven stock gets answers from the state. >>> a man is accused of trying to blow up the federal reserve in new york city. we will tell you how he planned to do it next. >>> more on the big event that got the bay area buzzing tonight. this fire ball in the night sky. >>> good evening, i'm in the weather center and we will let you know when the best viewing is for the upcoming meteor shower. otherwise with, it was hot today. santa rosa 98. we will track changes in the seven day and let you know when the rain arrives in a few minutes. thirty-eight. schools. trouble, we all should help out. under thirty-eight they do. more a year. bucks. money for schools. every school dollar must be... spent on student learning. student wins. vote yes on thirty-eight. >>> decision 2012 moving from big bird to binders of wyoming thousands of women are fired up about the presidential debate and social
outside of california to do to college. the reason they say they'll have a better chance somewhere else. >>> later this month endeavour makes its final move. the one thing people are being told not to do as the shuttle makes its way through los angeles. [ male announcer ] the career landscape of america is changing. new jobs are here, and by 2025, we could have millions more that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bachelor's and master's degree programs can give you what you need to succeed in today's careers and the ones on the horizon. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow at our 4 bay area locations, online or both. learn more at devry.edu. and let nothing stand in your way. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. time now 6:24. fleet week enthusiasts can get an up close look. this morning the uss hornet is opening up an exhibit at the museum on pier three. it's part of an effort to expand san francisco fleet week. the exhibit will be on display throughout the weekend. >>> the space shuttle moves to
to sell voters on his plan to save california schools. >> and i sure hope they vote yes on 30. if they don't, i'll to haven manage the austerity. and it will be austere. >> in other words, nearly $6 billion in cuts to education. prop 30 would save it by higing the income tax rate on those making over $250,000 a year and by boosting the sales tax. his opponents argued that would not only make california sales tax. the increase would apply to gasoline as well. >> a billion dollars more a year for gasoline, clothes, things we buy every day. >> that is totally false. the tax does not apply to gasoline. and they know they're wrong and they're lying. >> opponents also argue that new taxes would drive business out of california and that not all the new revenue would be guaranteed for schools. as it would be under the competing prop 38. at a proposal. when we spoke with governor brown this morning in oakland, he seemed to be at his wit's end. >> i've cut. i've slashed. i'm mr. frugal. i bring a bag lunch. i've cut my office 25%. wherever i can get my hands on spending, i'm going on squeeze. we're
of calls. it was produced by a southern california company called insome kneeack. >> it was incredible. the problem is that no one was notified of the music. this is loudest i've heard. >> not that old. it's sad now, i'm at the age i'm like it's waking up my children it was a first parking lot show and officials say it may be the last. >> a report from the state treasurer shows a disstufshing trend, california bond debt is soaring. we take a look at the impact of the numbers from sacramento. >> california has been on a barroing binge over the last decade from road projects to high speed rail to stem cell research financed of taxpayers through bonds at a premium. and for every dollar, it takes to to pay back. >> unfortunately debt is a good way for today's politicians to pay for things on the becomes of tomorrow's taxpayers. >> a new report fror fr the treasurer show that's a tech yaid ago, bond debt was just over 3.5% of the general fund and this is costing every california about $800 a year to pay it off. next year estimated to jump to nearly 9%. with every taxpayer paying three times
been sweeping was apparently too much for the power grid in southern california. the exxon mobile refinery shut down yesterday after the facility lost power. gasbuddy.com says the heat caused a transformer at a nearby substation to malfunction. combine that with the refinery in richmond, and you have yet another perfect storm for high gas prices. the wholesale cost shot up $1.06 in one week. by friday, retail prices could spike 30 cents. if it keeps up, station owners will have to sell it at $4.75 a gallon to break even. 12 miles to the gallon in the city. blaming high gas prices on the heat is farfetched. >> the gas companies find any reason they can. it's going to be the heat. just another excuse. >> reporter: and the gas experts say if california doesn't pick up production and crank out more gas soon, we could see, worse case scenario, $5 gas. you can check out cbssf.com/gas. live in san jose, cbs 5. >>> well, they were trying to head off another disruptive demonstration. oakland city leaders gave protesters another reason to cut loose. cbs 5 reporter was there. kristen, what
commission to investigate. >> gas prices are continuing to soar in california. dianne feinstein has had enough. >> there is no reason in terms of market forces, supply, demand to have a price spike. >> in the last week the average price has increased 50¢. the oil industry and analtuctant mncsis does apartment and is not usually offered until october 31st. it is more possibly damage to the -- environment. however, this was in an effort to help with prices. >> with this impacting millions. how has this s-- spike in prices impacted? >> they have said that there has been no impact. and 21 pevehlthe country and how the debate from last week is bringing mitt romney in the polls. >> the that the pipeline explosion in san bruno but but state lawmakers are explosion [ laughter ] but [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was
of california, the recession may not have hurt you too badly. at least not in terms of your salary. a study reveals state employees compared better than work glerz private secretary year. a study shows a discrepancy in paychecks when comparing state workers versus californians. estimated state worker wages including pension pensions roughly 65 thu a year in 2005 and jumped to $80,000 five years later. a difference of 23%. person income was also $39,000 a year, increase to more than $42,000. a jump of only 10% during same time period. howard jar advice taxpayers foundation calling numbers a dangerous trend. >> this is demonstrating how california misspent money state employees received increases not found in the private sector. that is why we find ourselves in deficit situations. >> the report concluded had the public sector grew at the same rate, the state of california would have saved $2.1 billion. unions disagreed with the report they say unfairly labels them as source of the california budget problems. they point out it includes every californian including people not working and highly
of foreclosures is down in california. in fact, at a new five-year low. dataquick looks at the number of default notices which are the first step in a foreclosure process. there were slightly more than 49,000 default notices filed from july to september, down nearly a third compared to the same time period last year. several counties in the bay area were also least likely have homeowners go into default. >>> oakland bay's blue bottle coffee is cashing in on its reputation. they have eleven retail locations, one in eakd and four in new york city. >>> target announced today it plans to build another store in san francisco, just one week after opening its first store in the city. city target opened october 10. you're looking at video now of the opening. the second target store is scheduled to open october of next year. that location will include a starbucks and pharmacy. they plan to hire about 250 people. >>> today is the 23rd anniversary of the loma prieta earthquake. it hit the bay area at 5:04 p.m. in 1989, killing 63 people. today the red cross and the department of emergency management held a
internationally probably maybe a role we have not totally on folded. i feel we need to market the california brand in a shut more effectively. we need to do that more collectively. that is an important market for the port of oakland. that is a huge part of our future economy. we play some personal role, oakland and san francisco are the usual stopping places for chinese investors and asian politicians. we play an important role in building that future global economy. that is something i will continue the focus on. not just selling open lines -- wines. representing the state and the economy with the port of oakland being the only port that exports more than we import, we need to build on to that. it helps the region. >> thank you. thank you to both of you. best of luck in the coming year. [applause] >> let's have a huge round of applause for our great mares. thank you for great job of monitoring -- moderating. i want to thank our sponsors and your partner, city national bank, golden gate university, a kaiser permanente a-- kaiser permanente. we wish you great success individually and collectively.
the state this morning here in the bay area, trying to sell voters on his plan to save california's schools. he says if they vote it down, he'll have to manage austerity. those were his words to us this morning. in other words, he's talking about roughly $6 billion in cuts to education. prop 30 would save those cuts by hiking the income tax rate on those making over $250,000 a year and by boosting the sales tax a quarter of a cent. his opponents argue that would make california's sales tax the highest in the nation and would apply to gasoline as well. now, governor jerry brown says that is false, a complete lie. his opponents also argue that the new taxes would drive business out of california and that not all the new revenue would be guaranteed for schools as it would be under the competing proposition 38 tax proposal. governor brown seemed to be at his wit's ends when we spoke to him this morning in oakland. >> at my age, i just came back here to try to fix california. i don't have kids in school. i'm not going to the university. but i'm telling you as someone who knows california, we nee
history. >> i just learned this morning that the state of california is suing and going to court to force the disclosure whof are the donors from arizona or whenever that may be coming from off shore, nobody knows. >> the governor suspects the $11 million coming from rich folks in california who don't want to pay the increase in state income taxes. >> following up with something governor brown just mentioned. a judge ruled an arizona group must explain why they will not reveal who pult up money contributed to defeat prop 30. the group has given $11 million to a state political action committee fighting against a temporary tax measure. fair political practices commission claims the path is required to reveal names of contributors but the lawyer says the constitution allows people to express opinions through donations. >> this can only be interfered with if rules are clear and if they have the authority. they do not and coming from donors through a nonprofit, out of state, then landing in california and they're failing to disclose. >> the judge is expected to make a ruling on on tuesday. >>
genetically modified food in california. >> both sides of the issue in studio. we will go in depth and a busy weekend in the city if you haven't noticed. >> you were out and about around the city. >> there was a lot of traffic, i was able to spend time at the emergency center on perk street, a brain sensor where they try to figure out if there is going to be a problem, or problems around the city. they have been planning for the event apocalypse as we have been calling it for a year. everything went smoothly. >> could be a fun day and sitting down with our political insiders and talking about the day bait over the debate. the one with the presidential candidates and the upcoming one with vice presidential candidates. first we have breaking news. the search continues for suspects behind the death of a woman in hercules. suzie code was found in ash cor. someone entered the back house. investigators say she suffered a traumatic injury. >> she was attacked and murdered. >> i'm glad we all have supporters to honor her. she was a great woman. >> family car is missing, believed to have been stolen,
a available. >> new homeless challenges in southern california apart passing ordinances from smoking into the park to leaning bikes against trees. they say that it is an unprecedented increase of homelessness. they are intended to push them out by criminalizing their daily activities. >> this man is in the hospital after getting in a fight in the north beach neighborhood. officers responded to the 400 block of broadway just after 2:00 a.m. that is where officers found one man that was hit his head to the pavement. he was taken to hospital but were potentially life- threatening. the suspect was described as male in his 20s. he fled the scene. no arrests have been reported. we will let you know if we will find out more. also, the decomposing body was found in a car in oakland. this was found around 5:00 p.m. it was in this oakland neighborhood. wrapped in a cloth. it appeared to be in the car for quite some time. the identity is still not known or the cause. >> vandals struck in oakland last night. many people attacked buildings after an anti-war protest. they believe anti arcus anti-
was approved yesterday by the california community college's board of governors. a trustee is now expected to be appointed in the next few weeks. the community college has until the 15th of this month to submit an action plan to turn itself around and prevent the school from possibly being closed next june. president obama's reelection campaign saw a record-breaking month for fund-raising in september. sources say the amount raised last month exceeded $150 million. that's more money raised than any other campaign this election cycle. the obama camp declined to comment on the numbers. there's no word yet on how much money mitt romney raised. the deadline to report the official numbers to the federal elections commission is october 20th. >>> the moderator for this week's presidential debate is defending himself, after receiving much criticism about his performance. some faulted faulted jim -- for letting candidates go over time. he says he feels like he accomplished his goal. >>> tensions are escalating after violence in syria continues to spill over its border into turkey. turkish troops to
on california's same-sex marriage ban pr 8. the archbishop himself did not mention me-sex marriage in his welcoming address but he did address his own recent dui arrest in san diego. >> i cannot, though, adequately express my gratitude to you all for the outpouring of love, support and promises of prayers i received in the wake of the regrettable mistake in judgment i made with regard to my driving and for which i apologize. >> he is about the most antigay catholic person they could find to do this. this is done with a reason to tell gay families they will never be treated equally in this country. >> reporter: now, this three- hour ceremony was attended by the vatican's ambassador to the united states as well as two cardinals. so what does this mean for the future of relationships between the catholic archdiocese in san francisco and others? we'll have that at 6:00. >>> thank you. today an embattled oakland police department stepped before the public and responded to a long list of complaints. from an uptick in crime to a growing public outcry over police shootings, the department has bee
building along the way. they attacked the california bank and trust. >> we have been told by california bank security that each one of these windows cost $6,000 to replace. the protesters broke 12 of these windows tonight. that's $72,000 in damage here alone. oaknd la police were not -- oakland police were not prepared , so they had to make do with the officers they could muster in a short time. >> if we don't feel we can safely approach the crowd of 250 without the officers getting hurt and also innocent savilleen whys we need to take a wait and watch situation. >> the rampage only lasted half an hour. not enough time to call in mutual aid. in oaknd la, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> san francisco police say many of the protesters arrested yesterday after a violent street march downtown are members of an anarchist gang. about 20 arrests were made after they vandalized businesses, cars and other property. police say they were assaulted with projectiles that included bags of rocks mixed with paint. a family launches an on-line effort to find a killer after their mother was found murdered in
. this recent surge is to blame for a number of refinery problems in california, power failure in southern california and chevron fire in august. all contributing to those high prices. latest prices released from aaa this morning are just out, take a look at this, this is what has happened in the last week, if you filled up, you know it. san francisco $4.74 up 47 cents in a week. oakland up 49 cents. from a week ago. san jose 50 cents. analysts predict once that winter blend mix of gasoline begins selling we definitely could begin to see prices fall. >> if it is right, that would have a major impact on the price of gasoline, increasing our spwhraoeus by 8, 10% would be plenty to bring down california prices to norm app relationship to the rest of the country. >> reporter: the big question is how soon will we see prices fall? analysts are predicting that it could take a week or so. until then, we will probably continue to see prices under the $5 mark. sue thompson, abc7 news. >>> they are cleaning up this morning around oakland city hall after occupy protesters combined with anti-war protes
southern california arrested in seattle, washington. they were driving that dead woman's car. >> and is a big break. >> why they are called the modern day bonnie and clyde of los angeles county. >> we are digging up dirt on the suspect that she was speaking of. a man and a woman were rested in washington today. they are connected to a stolen vehicle and hercules. where take a look these pictures. it was a violent confrontation between police and these people discovered inside of this missing subaru. wanted for the missing car/homicide and hercules. the two were asleep but then the couple will cup, she started driving in had also started striking police cars. they did not get away. there in custody. they are now identified as washington. and why these will had homicide in victim's her car and what, if any role they played in her death. >> if the vehicle was stolen. recovering the vehicle is a key to the case. we are not saying that these people are suspect that this case but they are possibly people of interest. they could point us to people of interest. >> she was a retired t
, the battle in california's election is intensifying. lorraine blanco shows us about proposition 30. >> proposition 30 is about kids and teachers and they produce the brains and shells that make the jobs possible. >> reporter: governor brown rallied support for prop 30. >> if i asked any one of you if i could guarantee you $500,000, would you pay 1% of the extra money you earned that year? [ laughter ] i think so. >> reporter: it would raise income taxes 1- 3% on people making more than a quarter million dollars a year and increase the sales tax a quarter of a cent. many teachers spent saturday afternoon walking neighborhoods and passing out fliers with information about prop 30. if it doesn't pass supporters say students k-12 will lose three weeks' of school and college students could see another tuition increase. >> i drove trucks five hours a day i went to college. >> reporter: the college. college. >> to say we can take another $6 billion in cuts because those are most fortunate that want to pay another 1% that is completely out of touch. >> reporter: in san francisco lorrai
at the latest polls, voters are still split. the public policy institute of california just released these numbers. it shows that 48% will vote yes, 44% no, 8% undecided on prop 30. with the numbers trending down, the governor is out campaigning with a new spin on why we need prop 30. >> i'm spending every day between now and the election going around asking people, look at the pamphlet and vote yes on 30. any questions? >> make no mistake, it is not easy at all for businesses to support a tax increase. >> reporter: with the support of the bay area council, the governor is now tying the fate of proposition 30 to the number one issue for voters, the economy and jobs. >> businesspeople also understand without a good school system without a vibrant university system, you can't grow the economy. so i think this thing comes down to a very stark choice. >> reporter: it's part of a new media blitz with governor brown reaching out to the press. earlier today, the governor spoke at kcbs radio with phil matier pushing his initiative that will raise state income tax on the wealthy and increase
of california is going to court to unmask these people. >> reporter: strong words from the governor today at the naacp convention. though he later clarified that he didn't necessarily mean to refer to the ku klux klan. >> no. what it is, is, that when people do things, sometimes they don't want to be exposed for what they are doing and this arizona organization says they are in business for transparency and they are not willing to come clean in california. i think they ought to unmask themselves. >> reporter: the governor is campaigning nonstop for prop 30 which would raise sales tax .25% and state income tax on the rich. it's now in the hands of the court. the fair political practices commission filed a lawsuit demanding an audit of the arizona donor group americans for responsible leadership. it says in part, quote, respondent's conduct will cause great and irreparable harm to the voters of california by potentially denying them vital information regarding the true source of large sums money n answer to that lawsuit, the arizona nonprofit says, quote, this motion is the result of intens
labor protections to 200,000 care givers, nannies in california. he rejected it because he believes the bill raises the number of unanswered questions. california is the first state to ban a controversial therapy aimed at making a gay minor straight. bans nonscientific therapies that have driven people to depression and suicide. opponents argued the ban infringes on the right. >> gay rights activists are expected to protest the new archbishop. takeover the position on thursday. he was a key force behind profit 8. he'll be welcomed at most holy redeemer catholic church in the castro district. >> hopefully elsie how important this church is and what it does. there are a lost elements which unfortunately hold that position. and a place like this kind of challenges that on its own level >> in august, the bishop was arrested in san diego and charged with drunk driving. he later apologized. >> turning to campaign 2012 now, a new poll shows president obama in the lead. mr. obama with 51% support compared to 44% for mitt romney. the president is now in one of those states nevada as he prepa
continue to climb in california. help could be on the way. report out this morning shows prices in san francisco $4.74 for regular. in oakland and san jose, $4.68. higher since yesterday. governor brown has ordered immediate action, urging the selling of cheaper winter blend to start earlier than usual. senator feinstein has asked the ftc to investigate the hike. more on that in a live report. >>> the first nobel pooh -- nobel prize of the year are being announced this morning. the committee says two research remembers have revolutionized the understanding of how cells and organisms develop. the committee will be announcing other awards throughout the week. >>> president obama is coming to the bay area today to make a lash dash for campaign cash before the november election. signs are springing up outside the hotel in san francisco where he has an event late afternoon. then the civic auditorium for fundraising concert and rally headlined by john legend. before the concert, $20,000 per person dinner prepared by celebrity chefs. attended by 49ers quarterback smith. >>> last night the pre
2011 subaru outback with idaho license plates. >>> today california gasoline prices are setting another record. $4.67 a gallon. now governor brown is taking a step that could take prices down. they told the board to transition into winter blend gasoline now. instead of waiting until after halloween. some had transitioned to making winter blend gas so adding it to the current mix would make more gas available around the state. relief at the pump can't come soon enough for california drivers. some have to pay for gas just to do their jobs. others say they are finding ways to cut back on how much they drive or in some cases what they drive. >> i try not to drive unless i really have to. >> i'm grateful and i only use the bike when necessary. >> many industry analysts say gas prices will go down possibly sometime this week. >>> state regulators are cracking down on two companies that claim to be a high-tech alternative to taxis. the california public utilities commission issued a order against side car and lifts. the companies lack the required permits that make sure drivers are properly li
what we can deal, the building with the most damage, california bank. it will cost thousands of dollars to replace at least nine broken windows that we counted. right now they are power spraying some of the paint off. the march only lasted about 30, 40 minutes. police say it wasn't enough time respond or come to mutual aid. live in oakland, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and in san francisco, an occupy protest there on saturday ended in almost two dozen arrests. police say the protesters tried to block the streets and the businesses. they also say some of the activities threwob jects at police hitting one officer in the head. >> protesters threw ziplock bags, some of the bags of paint contain rocks. there's definitely intent to injure. >> they acted out of line, out of policy. they were just crazy. >> reporter: that man says police jumped the gun when they went to make an arrest. in total 22 people were arrested by police. some of the charges include conspiracy, rioting and refusing to obey a lawful order torques obey a lawful order from a police officer. san francisco poli
in keen, california, to provide some long overdue recognition. >> the president of the united states of america. >> president barack obama came to the place where cesar chavez lived and worked, chanting the old farm worker slogan of hope and perseverance. yes, it can be done and it was done at a place chavez named -- mr. obama named the creation of the cesar chavez national monument, a distinction he called long overdue. >> no one seemed to care about the invisible farm workers who picked the nation's food. but cesar cares. in his own peaceful way, he made other people care, too. >> the celebration was attended by chavez's family members, school children, and thousands of current and former farm workers. although obama wants to sure up votes in support for latinos in a tight presidential race, he resisted making this a political speech. >> he came this to honor the man. you know, and the legacy that cesar chavez left. >> although sha chavez was born in arizona, this place is where he did his most significant work, often working out of this very simple wooden house. the monoyou
, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> gasoline prices in california continue to climb hitting another record high today. triple a figures show the average increased to 4.67. that is the highest ever recorded in california. a look at the prices around the bay area show regular unleaded averaging 4.68. san francisco is 4.74. there is hope that relief on the way. the state approved the early release of winter blend fuel in an effort to help pump up california's gas supply and bring down prices. >>> in election news, voters are going to be polls around the bay area to cast early ballots in the upcoming election. early voting opened today in several counties around the state. this was the sustain morning in san francisco. beginning today, voters can also vote by mail. signed vote by mail applications must be submitted to the department of elections no later than october 30th. if you have not registered to vote, the deadline to do that is october 22nd. >>> president obama is right now flying to his next stop after a 24 hour fund raising trip to the bay area. he board air force one just a few hours ago
hearing. mr. obama is back on the job as president after a campaign swing through california and ohio. today, his campaign managers are accusing mitt romney of misleading voters about several issues including abortion. they say he's hiding more conservative views in order to attract voters. tomorrow, the president heads to florida, the largest battleground state. >> we're just gonna get the heck out of the way and let you succeed. [ cheers ] >> mitt romney continues his campaign today with the support of chris christieraise taxes on small business. i will not raise taxes on business. i will not tase ax -- raise taxes on middle-income people i will not raise taxes on the american people. it's a very different approach. >> no republican has won the presidency without winning ohio. romney plans to spend the next three days in that state. >>> brian kobilka got the call from sweden about 2:20 a.m. that he won the nobel prize. he's a profess at stanford school of medicine and won the prize for ground-breaking discoveries on cell proteins that have helped scientists develop better medication
to be a better solution. >> the california public utilities commission says this was the best option and because of cell phones and add technology the existing prefixes were being exhausted. >> as our system grows as we use cell phones more everything else we run out of numbers, when you have to do that you have to have a new area code, that is exactly what happened. >> people with existing 408 numbers will get to keep them, though he says he will have to add their. >> i have over 400 contacts in my cell phone and it is terrible i am going to have to go through this extra pain in order to reach local calls, it is very disappointing. >> still for most it is minor. >> there is bigger issues going on. >> there are no extra costs but if you don't dial the full number you may end up with an error message. ann reuben, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the resorted could be auctioned off next month. the san francisco business times reports the hotel is tangled in a bankruptcy proceeding. the current owner bought the clermont and 4 others two years ago but has not been able to stay current on the mortgage. >>>
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